The 23rd Indian Premier League Match takes place between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Punjab Kings (PBKS). The match took place at MCA stadium situated in Pune. Unfortunately, Mumbai Indians (MI) are facing a hard time in this league. As they are unable to earn any points in this league. They are still at 0 points and vary at 10th position in the league table. Punjab Kings register their third victory of the league. They beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by 12 runs.
23rd IPL Match Statistics: Mumbai Indians Vs Punjab Kings
The match started at 7:30 pm at MCA Stadium. The toss result came in Mumbai India’s favor. As they won the toss, they elected to field first. So the Punjab Kings came on the field for batting. However, Punjabi Kings set the target of 198 runs at 5 wickets for Mumbai Indians (MI).
Punjab Kings Statistics:
The match started with the partnership of Punjab Kings Captain Mayank Agarwal and J. Bairstow. They maintained their partnership till 9.3 overs until Mayank Aggarwal lost the wicket. The team lost their first wicket in the 9th over. The captain hit 97 runs out of which he hit six fours and two sixes. The team lost the second wicket of J. Bairstow in the 13th over. In the 13th over, the team made 127 runs at the loss of 2 wickets.
Unfortunately, Livingstone did not receive much opportunity to play on the ground. As the team lost his wicket just after Bairstow. During the 14th over, the team was at 130 runs at a loss of 3 wickets. Further, Dhawan came and took the lead in the runs. However, the team lost another wicket at 16.6 overs. The team at the end of 17 overs stood at 151 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. As the team continued, the team led the target to 197 runs at 5 wickets. The last wicket was of S. Khan in the 19th over.
5 players did not receive the chance to bat: Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, and Arshdeep Singh.
Mumbai Indians Statistics:
When Mumbai Indians (MI) completed their fielding, they came on the ground to bat. The captain came on the ground for the opening. The captain made 27 runs at 17 balls but unfortunately lost a wicket during the 3rd over. Further, the team lost the wicket of Kishan after he made just 3 runs. So at the end of 4 overs, the team stood at 32 runs at 2 wickets. When Brevis came on the field, he took a good lead in the match and hit 49 runs in just 25 balls. He maintained his wicket till 11 overs and then lost the wicket at 116 runs.
T. Varma came and made 36 runs in 20 balls. Though, after 13 overs, the team made 131 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. The team continued to hit off runs to accomplish the target. Pollard came on the ground and hit off 10 runs and then lost the wicket. At the end of 19.6 overs, the team got all out at 186 runs. Sadly, the team lost by 12 runs against Punjab Kings.
To conclude, the Punjab Kings add another victory to their account. As for Mumbai Indians (MI), they still stand at zero points. Let’s see if the Mumbai Indian will break the seal or will lose the next match as well.